Spicara alta (Osório, 1917)
Bigeye picarel
photo by FAO

 Family:  Sparidae (Porgies)
 Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 125.0 g
 Environment:  pelagic-neritic; depth range 100 - 300 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Central Atlantic: Dakar, Senegal to southern Angola. Reported from Mauritania (Ref. 55783).
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Neritic (Ref. 7349).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 19.02.92
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 17.03.14
 Checked by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 11.09.95

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